Serena Hotel Shigar Fort
Serena Shigar Fort is a five-star hotel located in Shigar. According the Booking.Com, the hotel has been rated as ‘exceptional’ with a score of 9.5/10. The hotel is a popular resting spots for adventurers and travelers en route world’s second highest mountain peak, K-2. In local dialect the hotel is also known by the name ‘Fong-Khar’ which means ‘palace on the rock’.
The hotel is built in an ancient 17th century fort. While staying there, visitors can experience the grandeur of 400-year old architecture. The fort is emblematic of Amacha Dynasty who had ruled this region for about one thousand years. Aga Khan Cultural Service Pakistan (AKCSP-P), and Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme carry the credit for having restored the site.
One of the most attractive features is that the hotel does not have a ground floor and instead, one needs to stair up to reach the entrance at the first floor.
Serena Shigar Fort is in the same belt that contains Skardu Fort and the Italian K2 Museum. The building is surrounded by huge cherry and apricot gardens. On its one side lies the majestic Karakorum Mountains while on the other side there is a water stream.
One of the most famous national game reserves Deosai National Park is located 34.82 miles away from the spot.
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Serena Shigar Fort has a beautiful garden and offers immaculate sightseeing experience. The front-desk officer is available 24/7 and there is a foreign exchange service available in the building. A free wireless connectivity is provided in the entire premises.
Serena Shigar Fort offers a variety when it comes to food choices. A free continental breakfast is offered to all guests. On-site dining is another important feature. One can find continental and Chinese cuisines. And on the other hand, Balti, Pakistani and oriental dishes are also available. Guests are served such flavors in an environment surrounded by scenic natural beauties.
The Old House has Fong-Khar Restaurant which specializes in a range of Pakistani, local, continental and Chinese cuisines. While dining there, one can look and enjoy the Shigar river. Song Khar Restaurant, in addition, offers a variety of food choices which include American, Chinese, Seafood, Thai and Local cuisines. Only a la carte option is available. Snacks are offered in the Residents Lounge and BBQ is available from June to September in the Historical Vine Garden.
Serena Shigar Fort has about 20 rooms. The twenty rooms include suites as well. Thirteen of the rooms are in the 450-years old building and the remaining seven are constructed on the Garden side. Each of the rooms has modern amenities including flat-screen TV and a sitting area. Some of the rooms offer the guests astounding mountain views.
Rooms have multiple categories. Garden Deluxe category of suites has king-sized bed and a balcony that faces Baradari monument. Three of the royal chambers have been declared Heritage Suites. Such suites have a large entrance significant of the ancient royal decorous. Couples on honeymoon can avail deluxe rooms were both bride and groom are served gifts and complimentary dinner.
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Serena Shigar Fort has a free parking facility for the guests and visitors. A free shuttle service is also available and a car rental facility can also be availed.
Serena Shigar Fort has a well-equipped business center for corporate travelers and relevant business matters. The center has printing and facsimile facilities. For facilitating meetings and other professional events the hotel has a dedicated conference room. The seminar rooms have essential audio-visual aids and white boards.